Meaning of 巳

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English Definition: 6th earthly branch: 9-11 a.m., 4th solar month (5th May-5th June), year of the Snake; ancient Chinese compass point: 150°
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ gōu ] secret, hidden, mysterious; small, minute; to conceal
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Example Words
巳时 shí 9-11 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)
辛巳 xīn eighteenth year H6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2001 or 2061
乙巳 forty-second year B6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1965 or 2025
癸巳 guǐ thirtieth year J6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2013 or 2073
己巳 sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
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Example Sentences
Then Peter said, Lo, we have left all, and followed thee.
Since 1980, he has published novels, essays and has published three hundred million words.
The hand that clasps mine is not that of the child I can still remember, but that of the man he has become.
We benefited a lot from space exploration. We believed that it will bring more benefits in the future, which perhaps we can not even imagine now'.
It continued to grow physically, quickly become a major larvae, even in the metamorphosis to adult, it's the beginning of the gonad Zaosi.